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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Windshield wipers, electric light parts

Windshield wipers, electric light parts, the No. 75 import by value totaled $576.34 million for the month of October, $5.25 billion through October of 2018, and $5.63 billion for all of 2017, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Mexico$1.97 B
2China$1.02 B
3Taiwan$619.64 M
4South Korea$328.47 M
5Japan$325.87 M
6Canada$187.87 M
7Germany$122.57 M
8Malaysia$80.63 M
9Czech Republic$53.16 M
10Vietnam$49.36 M
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $5.25 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $982,640,873
2Port Laredo $748,071,028
3El Paso Border Crossing, Texas $720,023,496
4Port of Newark $277,444,484
5Port of Long Beach $264,521,171
6Port of Savannah, Ga. $246,019,264
7Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich. $240,242,453
8Port of Tacoma, Wash. $226,037,779
9Brownsville International Bridges $210,560,599
10Chicago O’Hare International Airport $168,133,549

U.S. imports of Windshield wipers, electric light parts increased 11.40 percent through October to $5.25 billion

U.S. imports of Windshield wipers, electric light parts increased 11.40 percent from $4.71 billion to $5.25 billion through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 75 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 82 for the last full year with a total value of $5.63 billion, a $98.05 million, 1.77 percent increase from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Long Beach.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Mexico, No. 2 China, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 South Korea and No. 5 Japan. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles, No. 2 Port Laredo, No. 3 El Paso Border Crossing, Texas, No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Detroit Ambassador Bridge, Mich..

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Mexico $1,973,799,658
2China $1,022,795,747
3Taiwan $619,635,165
4South Korea $328,473,781
5Japan $325,865,205
6Canada $187,869,997
7Germany $122,573,210
8Malaysia $80,627,118
9Czech Republic $53,163,773
10Vietnam $49,362,746

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Laredo $192,650,520
2El Paso $137,756,074
3Los Angeles $127,841,473
4Chicago $103,695,329
5Detroit $86,433,981
6Atlanta/Savannah $59,738,088
7New York City $55,732,095
8Cleveland $49,597,350
9New Orleans $26,456,048
10Charleston $21,927,987

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Los Angeles rose 21.92 percent compared to last year to $982.64 million.
  • Port Laredo rose 15.44 percent compared to last year to $748.07 million.
  • El Paso Border Crossing, Texas rose 28.18 percent compared to last year to $720.02 million.
  • Port of Newark rose 0.38 percent compared to last year to $277.44 million.
  • Port of Long Beach fell 13.65 percent compared to last year to $264.52 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 Mexico increased $340.4 million, 20.84 percent, (37.59 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 China increased $42.96 million, 4.38 percent, (19.48 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Taiwan increased $37.54 million, 6.45 percent, (11.8 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 South Korea increased $1.32 million, 0.4 percent, (6.25 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Japan increased $3.8 million, 1.18 percent, (6.21 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 81.32 percent of all these Windshield wipers, electric light parts imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $4.27 billion of the $5.25 billion total.

All totaled, 56.99 percent of all these Windshield wipers, electric light parts imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $2.99 billion of the $5.25 billion total